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the character and capability, judgment and temperament of every single one of us is revealed. over time and under pressure. all of us will be revealed over time and under pressure. >> mr. trump, we don't need an apprentice in the white house. >> reporter: taking on trump. sensing he is running away with the republican nomination, the gop candidates lash out at donald trump in their second prime time debate. a killer earthquake rocked chile's capital city. at least five people are dead and a million more evacuate over fears of a tsunami. this morning, southern california and hawaii are bracing for the possibility of powerful waves crashing ashore. it was a working clock and she told me it looks like a bomb. >> reporter: cuffed for a clock?
a texas teenager's arrest raises questions about ethnic stereotyping and touches off a storm on social media that gets the attention of the white house. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, september 17th, 2015. good morning. good to be with us. i'm anne-marie green. well, donald trump held center stage at last night's republican presidential debate at ronald reagan presidential library. he was also the center of attention. from the onset, the gop front-runner was under attack from all sides as the candidates sparred over personal insults and critical policy issues. craig boswell against our coverage from simi valley, california. >> reporter: for about three hours the candidates went head-to-head on everything from policy to personality and at center stage, donald trump was the center of attention until carly fiorina displayed her
foreign policy knowledge and had jabs on trump. the candidates took the stage for the second prime time republican debate. the first tauopic? front-runner donald trump. >> the most dangerous person in the room is a person who doesn't know what he doesn't know. >> mr. trump, we don't need an apprentice in the white house. we have run right now. >> for the 55-year-old construction worker out in the audience tonight who doesn't have a job and can't fund his child's education i can't tell you what, they could care less about your career. >> short, tall, fat, ugly, my goodness. that happened in junior high. are we not way above that? >> i never attacked him on his looks and, believe me, there is plenty of subject matter right there. >> reporter: jeb bush criticized trump's plan for immigration reform. >> are we taking the reagan approach, the approach that says you come to our country legally
and pursue your dreams with a vengeance and create opportunities for all of us or the donald trump approach, the approach that says everything is bad. >> reporter: retired neurosurgeon ben carson who is number two in the polls, says he can't be bout. >> bought. >> i in no way to get into bed with special interest groups or lift the boots of billionaires. >> reporter: this was carly fiorina's first-time primer debate and was asked to respond to trump's response to her appearance. >> >> i think everybody across the country heard what mr. trump said. >> reporter: she called on them to defund planned parenthood. >> this is about the character of our nation and if we will not stand up and force president obama to veto this bill, shame on us! >> i agree that we should defund planned parenthood. i don't think many people in america who think we should.
>> absolutely! we shouldn't be sending 500 million of taxpayer money to fund an ongoing criminal enterprise. >> reporter: the candidates face off next month. toward the end of the debate, donald trump forced jeb bush to defend his brother over the iraq war, one of several terse exchanges between the candidates who stood side-by-side all night. craig boswell, cbs news, simi valley, california. for more analysis we are joined by brook silva braga. good morning. >> good morning. a big part of trump's early appeal is the outsiders and gives some other candidates an inin and in last night's debate his foreign affairs was repeatedly called into question. >> would you feel comfortable with donald trump's finger on the nuclear code? >> i think trump is a wonderful entertainer. he has been terrific at that business. i also think that one of the benefits of a presidential campaign is the character and capability, judgment, and
temperament of every single one of us is revealed over time and under pressure. >> this administration, with president obama and hillary clinton, has created insecurity in the likes of which we never would imagined. not a place where we are better off today than six and a half years ago and that requires a steadiness and requires an understanding of how the world works and american leadership in the world. you can't just, you know, talk about this stuff and insult leaders around the world and expect a good result. you have to do this with a steady hand. >> reporter: one of the big moments of the night which you saw a moment ago was carly fiorina's response to trump's criticism of her looks. he made those comments in a "rolling stone" magazine interview and she got a large ovation for the comment but trump did not give her the last word. here is how that went. >> i think she's got a beautiful face and i think she's a beautiful woman. >> all right. on that note in less than two
minutes, we will take a very quick break. >> reporter: observers say trump didn't commit any major mistakes, but he was quiet for a long stretch during the middle of the debate and was often on the defensive. meanwhile, another one of the leaders dr. ben carson got much more air time than he did in the first debate but candidates like wisconsin governor scott walker and former arkansas governor mike huckabee had to elbow their way in for whatever time they got and, of course, we are waiting for that next debate next month. >> brooks, thank you. during the debate, trump and ben carson, a retired neurosurgeon, discussed the use of vaccines. trump says the use of vaccines has gotten out of control. >> i am totally in favor of vaccines but i want smaller doses over a longer period of time, because you take a baby and i've seen it, and i've seen it, and i had my children taken care of over a long period of time, over a two or three year period of time. >> carson cited studies showing
no link between vaccinations and autism. the democratic candidates were also busy last night. hillary clinton appeared on "the tonight show" where he was asked to explain the issue that defines her campaign. >> raising americans' income and getting more money into your paycheck so you can have a better chance at a better shot. >> reporter: of course, being late night, they couldn't resist a jab at donald trump. fallon donned a trump-like wig and some bronzer, conducting a spoof interview with clinton. clinton's arrival bernie sanders spent part of the night watching the gop debate. he tweeted, have you heard anyone use the word poverty yet? 47.7 million americans living in poverty. no discussion. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have more analysis on the debate, and get an insider's take from new jersey governor chris christie. this morning, authorities in chile are assessing the damage
following a major earthquake that left at least five people dead. the 8.3 magnitude quake hit last night, centered around 140 miles off the coast of northern chile. the quake caused buildings to sway in the capital santiago but it was felt across south america. there were numerous and powerful aftershocks. the quake sent panicked citizens rushinging into the streets and those living along coastal areas were asked to evacuate after a tsunami warning was issued for chile's entire pacific coast. the chile quake also triggered a tsunami advisory for the california coast. the advisory affects 300-mile stretch from orange county to st. luis obispo. this morning, we are learning more about the powerful flash floods that left at least six hikers dead in utah's zion national park. the hikers were warned by park rangers of possible flooding, but decided to go any way. they were trapped in a popular
canyon that is very narrow and several hundred feet deep. one hiker is still missing. about the same time, at least 12 people were killed when flash floods trapped them in a car and suv just south of the park on the utah/arizona border. authorities say at least three people have been killed by two large wildfires burning in northern california. two bodies were discovered southeast of sacramento. victims of the so-called butte fire, it's destroyed at least 233 homes and threatened some 6,000 other buildings. on sunday, the body of a woman killed by the valley fire burning north of napa was discovered. coming up on the "morning news, two air marshals are accused of filming sex with a prostitute while on duty. a texas teenager becomes a social media star after being suspended for bringing a homemade clock to school. this is the "cbs morning news."
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riot police in hungary used batons. they tried to surge into hungary from serbia. people were injured and others sought medical help. the prime minister of serbia condemned what he called the brutal treatment of migrants hungary. at least two u.s. air march wills are accused of hiring prostitutes over seas. one is expected to testify today. he told the committee about the allegations last week. the air marshalls also allegedly recorded a sexual encounter with a government-issued device. a texas teenager left for school on monday and by wednesday, he had an invitation to meet some of the most influential people in the country, including the
president. but what happened in between was a story of suspicion that some say is based on religious stereotyping. kenneth craig reports. >> reporter: 14-year-old ahmed mohamed used pieces of scrap metal and computer parts to build a homemade clock. a teacher at a suburban dallas school thought it was something else. >> when i showed it to her, she thought it was a threat to her, so -- so it was really sad that he took the wrong impression of. >> reporter: the teacher called the irving police and the ninth grader was questioned and cuffed. >> taken into consideration the device's suspicious appearance and the safety of the students and the staff at macarthur high school, the student was taken into custody for possession of a hoax bomb. >> reporter: a further investigation showed the device was harmless and the boy was released without charges. ahmed's father says his son was mistreated because of his name but he called this an opportunity for change. >> what is happening is
something that is hard for everybody has -- and that is -- >> reporter: ahmed says he may transfer to a different school and hopes to one day go to college at m.i.t. and plans to turn his scare into a positive force. >> i will try my best not just to help me but to help every other kid in the world who has a problem like this. >> reporter: the incident caught of the attention of president obama who tweeted cool clock and invited ahmed to the white house. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. mohamed's story caught the attention of facebook founders mark zuckerberg. he said building things should lead to applause, not arrest. he said, ahmed, if you'd ever love to come by facebook, i'd love to meet you. keep building. the mayor of irving, texas, defended the action saying i do not fault the school or the police for looking into what they saw as a potential threat. but she said that she hopes
mohamed will not feel at all discouraged from pursuing his talent in electronics and engineering. straight ahead, 9/11 lives. a comedian is busted for lying about escaping from the world trade center on september 11th. in "moneywatch," talks of a bubble fear merger. then tap, swipe, and go. ♪ ♪ dads don't take sick days, dads take nyquil severe dave, i'm sorry to interrupt. i gotta take a sick day tomorrow. the nighttime, sniffling, sneezing, coughing, aching, fever, best sleep with a cold, medicine.
on the cbs "moneywatch," a major settlement with grandma over a deadly defect. and brewing up a beer merger. jill wagner has more in this morning's cbs news "moneywatch." good morning, jill. >> good morning. as early as today, general motors is expected to announce an agreement with federal prosecutors over its handling of faulty ignition switches. the switches unexpectedly shut the engine and disabling power steering and air bags and power brakes. the problem was linked to over a hundred deaths. gm recalls over 2.5 million cars. the automaker acknowledged it knew about the problem for more than a decade but the calls weren't recalled until last year. gm will pay a 900 million dollar fine. the fed governors will announce if they have decided to raise interest rates this
afternoon. the fed's benchmark rate has been near zero in 2008 when the fed cut rates in response to the financial crisis. the cut rate was designed to encourage lending. stocks on wall street closed higher an the fed began its policy meetings. the s&p rose 17 and nasdaq finished 18 points higher. the world's larger brewer, anheuser-bus anheuser-busch, the maker of budweiser, says it wants to buy the second largest brewer. they say they face eroding market shares in the u.s. thanks to the creation of craft brewerys. the deal would create a company with annual sales of over $73 billion. a cable company is being bought for more than 17.5 billion. u.s. cable companies like cable vision have faced growing competition from online companies like netflix.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. jon stewart was on capitol hill to lobby lawmakers on behalf of 9/11 first responders. the former "daily show" host was pushing for a permanent extension an act that provides medical coverage for injuries and illnesses for more than 70,000 emergency workers from the 9/11 attack site. >> they are being dragged down to washington, hat in hand, and
asking for medicine. it's embarrassing. i'm embarrassed as an american that this has to happen. >> reporter: the james droga act is named for a nypd officer who died of respiratory disease. comedian steve wrenzee is accused of lying. he told elaborate stories about getting out of the south talker. he says he doesn't know why he lied. he attributed his success to deciding to move to los angeles after september 11th. he is part of a cast of the tv show "the league" and he has a one-hour special this saturday on comedy central. president obama meets today with the three americans who stopped an attack on a train last month. the friend subdued a man with weapons on on the train headed for paris. the suspect had ties to radical islam. one of the wounded heroes will receive a purple heart. the president invited them to
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i would just say true heart. >> secretariat. >> one nation. >> senator chris? >> as a cuban, i might go with mohiba. >> what the heck? i want my code name to be gator. >> it was a light-hearted moment at last nice's presidential debate. the candidates were asked what they would want their secret service code name to be if they are elected president and it led to this exchange between jeb bush and donald trump. >> ever ready. it's very high energy, donald. >> trump has criticized push for being low energy. for the record, trump says that he wants his code name to be humble. we will have to wait to see if his performance last night gives him another boost in the
polls but donald trump does have a high profile supporter in the nfl. patriots quarterback tom brady. the super bowl mvp was asked wednesday about a trump hat he keeps in his locker. >> have you talked to him at all? do you have any advice for his big debate tonight? >> no. no. it was a nice keepsake. so it could ab nice piece of memorabil memorabilia. >> he is a guy who likes winning like you. do you think he gots what he takes? >> i hope so. that would be great. putting green on the white house lawn, i'm sure of that. >> on twitter, trump called brady's support a great honor from a man who knows how to win. brady avoided suspension by the nfl and now so has cincinnati bengals defense back adam "pacman" jones. in sunday's game against oakland, jones ripped off amare cooper's helmet and then drove the rookie's head into the helmet as the officials tossed
penalty flags. jones was fined $35,000 on wednesday and jones said he did nothing wrong and plans to appeal the fine. the denver broncos meet up with the kansas city chiefs in kas kansas city on "thursday night football" here on cbs. a small plane made an emergency landing on a street wons. on wednesday. the plane is based in nearby john wayne airport. federal aviation officials are investigate are reason a dog simba belonged to a passenger on a flight from tel aviv to toronto on sunday. the pilot decided to fly to germany after the heating system malfunctioned in the cargo airing where the bulldog was held. the cold temperatures would have threatened the dog's life.
simba's owner is grateful. simba was pulled from the flight and placed on another plane. passengers were delayed for 75 minutes, but most said they understood. i think that dog needs an upgrade to fur class or something like that! coming up on "cbs this morning," we will hear from nfl analyst tony gonzalez about "thursday night football" coming up tonight on cbs.
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